The intermediary device connects to Spotify via your phone and includes a large dial for choosing your playlists and podcasts, which provides a far better feel than maneuvering a large touchscreen when on the move. And if you prefer sloppy voice control that tracks your data and works correctly 25% of the time, it also responds to "Hey Spotify" voice commands.
Due to release later this year, it will set you back $79 USD to add this to your car kit. But for a limited time, randomly selected Spotify Premium subscribers will receive a Car Thing device completely complimentary. To be eligible, all you have to do is join the waitlist here.